* Headlines for February 19, 2009
* Canadian Activists Urge Obama to Reject Environmentally Destructive Oil Extraction from Alberta's Tar Sands
* Will $275B Homeowner Assistance Plan Stem the Foreclosure Crisis?
* State of the Dream 2009: Report Finds People of Color in US Endure Silent Economic Depression
* Critics Charge Executed Chimpanzee Cartoon is Veiled Racist Reference to Obama